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18th - 28th October

 Biggar Little Festival 2018

On-line ticket sales via The BLF website from 22nd August. 

Tickets also available from BLF Box Office and Atkinson-Pryce from Saturday 6th October

 

 

 

TIGER TEA PARTY

Saturday 20th October

Atkinson-Pryce Books, 3-4pm

Atkinson-Pryce Books celebrates the 50th anniversary of Judith Kerr’s “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and the recently published Scottish edition “The Teeger That Cam for His Tea” with a Tiger Tea Party. 

There will be cake, face-painting and storytime.

Come along for some tiger fun!  All tigers welcome.

 

This event is free.

 

 

POLLY PULLAR

Monday 22nd October

Atkinson-Pryce Books, 7.30pm

Polly Pullar, naturalist and photographer visits Atkinson-Pryce Books to share the remarkable story of wild pine martens who frequent a garden in Ardnamurchan.

In “A Richness of Martens”, natural history coupled with Pullar’s own wildlife experiences, result in a fascinating glimpse of a much misunderstood animal and a passionate portrait of one of Scotland’s richest habitats.

 

 

Tickets £6, available online or from the box office or bookshop from 6th October

 

 

ROBIN A. CRAWFORD

Wednesday 24th October

Atkinson-Pryce Books, 7.30pm

The peatlands of the Outer Hebrides are half land, half water and from time immemorial they have been places of seasonal human habitation.

In this fascinating book Robin A. Crawford explores the peatlands over the course of the year, describing the seasonal processing of peat as fuel and revealing one of the key rhythms of island life.  It is also an exploration of the wildlife, folklore, history and culture associated with these lonely, watery places.

 

Tickets £6, available online now or at the box office or Bookshop from 6th October

 

 

VIV FRENCH & CATHERINE RAYNER

Saturday 27th October 

Biggar Library, 11am

A beautifully produced nature storybook about horses. 

From much-loved author Vivian French and award-winning illustrator Catherine Rayner Hello Horse gently introduces children to Shannon (who is catherines own horse!), offers encouragement and provides practical tips such as how to offer a carrot the right way. 

Join us in the library for storytime and an illustration workshop from two of Scotlands finest children's writers.

Tickets  £3 per family (redeemable against a copy of the book) Tickets available from us now or the box office from 6th October.

 

 

 

VAL MCDERMID

Saturday 27th October

Biggar Library, 7.30pm

Atkinson-Pryce Books hosts an evening with the queen of crime-writing Val McDermid at Biggar Library celebrating publication of her latest gripping novel “Broken Ground: a Karen Pirie Thriller”. 

On-line tickets are now sold out. A small number of tickets will be available from us on the 6th October from 10am.

Tickets £6

 

 


A. L. KENNEDY

Join us in the Library Monday 5th November at 7.30pm for an evening in Biggar Library with the fabulous A. L. Kennedy and her latest book 'The Little Snake'.


'The Little Snake' is a magical and deeply moving fable about the journey we all take through life, about love and family, about war and resilience, about how we live in this world, and how we leave it.

A. L. Kennedy is a Scottish writer, academic and stand-up comedian. She has twice been selected as one of Granta's best young British novelists and won the Costa Book of the Year for her novel 'Day'. She is currently up for the Saltire Society's 'Inspirational Writers' prize alongside Jackie Kay and Ali Smith.

Tickets £5, available from us at the shop.

 

 

 

 


 

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